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West Atlantic open positions

At West Atlantic, we are always looking for skilled and professional colleagues. Below is a list of open positions waiting for your application. Please read our privacy policy before sending in your application.

Open positions

Location
Application deadline

Maintenance Planner

Location:
Svedala
Application deadline:
31/12/2019

Position Type: Maintenance Planner

Work Pattern: Office duty, Mon-Fri

Department:  Part-145 Planning

Location:  Malmö Sturup Airport

Responsible to: Part-145 Planning Manager

 

Role Summary:

You will be part of a team responsible for the planning of scheduled and unscheduled line and base maintenance on the West Atlantic fleet of BAE ATP, Bombardier CRJ-200, Boeing 737-300/400/800 and Boeing 767-200 aircrafts.

 

Duties:

The main duties/responsibilities of a maintenance planner in West Atlantic are to: 

  • Manage and ensure the timely compliance of all planned maintenance requirements regulated by the maintenance programs.
  • Provide recommendations and direction to aircraft routing and operations for planned maintenance opportunities.
  • Create a cost-effective maintenance plan.
  • Prepare and issue all maintenance work orders for line and base maintenance activities, based on aircraft flying programme, aircraft downtime availability and complexity of work.
  • Ensure availability of required resources such as facilities, tooling, materials and manpower.
  • With safety in mind, ensure that all plans are made with Human Factors in consideration.
  • Ensure that all work is planned in accordance with EASA regulations.
  • Be an active contributor to the development of department procedures.
  • Liaise with internal and external P145 line/base stations.
  • Liaise with Line Maintenance Control department (LMC).
  • Liaise with internal P145 Logistics Department.
  • Liaise with the operators Operations Department.
  • Liaise with the Engineering Department.

 

Qualifications:

  • Possess a Swedish driving license.
  • Be fluent in Swedish and English, both written and oral.
  • Must be familiar with SCAA and EASA regulations.
  • Experience from a similar position.

 

Preferred skills:

  • Flexible and capable of adapting to constant change.
  • Highly motivated and dynamic.
  • Organized and structured.
  • Strong communication and coordination skills.
  • Good team player.

 

If you have questions about the vacancy, please contact Johan Sjöstrand/Planning Manager Part-145, johan.sjostrand@westatlantic.eu

 

Please apply via our website: www.westatlantic.eu, click on “Join our team”.
The application shall include a CV and a personal letter.

Due date for your application is 20191231. Interviews and selections are ongoing.


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B1 Engineer - OSL hub - Part-145

Location:
Oslo
Application deadline:
31/12/2019

Position Type: Permanent Full-Time. 14 days on/off shift pattern.                        
Department: WAS Part-145                    
Location: OSL                   

Role Summary: 

To provide and support effective and efficient engineering at OSL hub, that meets the operational requirements in a sustainable and safe manner.
Responsible for ensuring that the relevant hangar and line work at OSL is carried out on time, in full, and to the required standards.

 

Duties: 

Responsible for certifying the work in the hangar and line; in consultation with the Line Station Controller (LSC).

Ensure all work is completed IAW company procedures and the relevant maintenance documentation, Technical logs and work orders, are completed and returned to technical records.

Responsible for ensuring any required parts/tools for maintenance are ordered correctly, and monitor with logistics/supervisors regarding estimated delivery times.

Responsible for ensuring proper handover procedures are completed iaw the MOE.

Ensure company premises are maintained and good housekeeping standards are met at all times. Report any building/facilities defects to LSC.

Be well informed about valid instructions, regulations and maintenance information.

Be well informed about the procedures regarding production quality control and quality audit especially how they apply at the specific maintenance tasks.

Perform maintenance on equipment that is used for maintenance and apply a high maintenance standard.

Keep current with the approved working schedules, Company procedures, requirements and any authorization ratings held for the work performed.

Have confidence to issue an SMS report if a violation from the established company Flight Safety Standard is discovered.

Carry out any other such reasonable duties as the company sees fit in accordance with the responsibilities of the position.

 

Academic/Educational Requirements:  

  • Unrestricted EASA B1 license – preferable type rating on either BAe ATP or CRJ-200. 

 

Required Skills/Experience: 

  • Must be Proactive, self-motivated & confident self-starter.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Possess confident and effective communication skills (both written & verbal).
  • Ability to make good judgements based on the needs of the company operation, in a very fluid, fast changing environment.
  • Proven problem solving and Planning & Organizing skills.

 

Start date:  

If you have questions about the vacancy, please contact Line Maintenance Manager Jonas Johnsson

jonas.johnsson@westatlantic.eu

 

Please apply via our website: www.westatlantic.eu and click on “Join our team”.
The application shall include a CV and a personal letter. Interviews and selection are ongoing.

Due date for your application is 20191117.


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B1 Engineer – TOS Hub – PART 145

Location:
Tromsø
Application deadline:
31/12/2019

 

Position Type: Permanent Full-Time. 14 days on/off shift pattern.                          

Department: WAS Part-145                    

Location: TOS                    

 

Role Summary: 

To provide and support effective and efficient engineering at TOS hub, that meets the operational requirements in a sustainable and safe manner.

Responsible for ensuring that the relevant hangar and line work at TOS is carried out on time, in full, and to the required standards.

 

Duties: 

Responsible for certifying the work in the hangar and line; in consultation with the Line Station Controller (LSC).

Ensure all work is completed IAW company procedures and the relevant maintenance documentation, Technical logs and work orders, are completed and returned to technical records.

Responsible for ensuring any required parts/tools for maintenance are ordered correctly, and monitor with logistics/supervisors regarding estimated delivery times.

Responsible for ensuring proper handover procedures are completed iaw the MOE.

Ensure company premises are maintained and good housekeeping standards are met at all times. Report any building/facilities defects to LSC.

Be well informed about valid instructions, regulations and maintenance information.

Be well informed about the procedures regarding production quality control and quality audit especially how they apply at the specific maintenance tasks.

Perform maintenance on equipment that is used for maintenance and apply a high maintenance standard.

Keep current with the approved working schedules, Company procedures, requirements and any authorization ratings held for the work performed.

Have confidence to issue an SMS report if a violation from the established company Flight Safety Standard is discovered.

Carry out any other such reasonable duties as the company sees fit in accordance with the responsibilities of the position.

 

Academic/Educational Requirements:  

  • Unrestricted EASA B1 license – preferable type rating on either CRJ-200 or BAe ATP. 

 

Required Skills/Experience: 

  • Must be Proactive, self-motivated & confident self-starter.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Possess confident and effective communication skills (both written & verbal).
  • Ability to make good judgements based on the needs of the company operation, in a very fluid, fast changing environment.
  • Proven problem solving and Planning & Organizing skills.

 

Start date:  

If you have questions about the vacancy, please contact Line Maintenance Manager Jonas Johnsson

jonas.johnsson@westatlantic.eu

 

Please apply via our website: www.westatlantic.eu and click on “Join our team”.
The application shall include a CV and a personal letter. Interviews and selection are ongoing.

Due date for your application is 20191020.

 


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IT Technician

Location:
Svedala
Application deadline:
20/12/2019

Position Type: IT Technician

Work Pattern: Mainly office duty, Mon-Fri

Department:  Group IT Department

Location: Malmö Sturup Airport

Responsible to: Group IT Manager

 

Role Summary:

You will be part of the West Atlantic Group IT Support team responsible for the technical part of IT. Our job is to support our 500+ users and make sure they can work properly with IT. You will also be working with our outsourcing provider regarding all server- and infrastructure related issues. The Group IT Department is responsible for all IT and telephony in the group.

 

Duties:

The main duties/responsibilities for you as IT Technician include, but are not limited to: 

  • Manage on-boarding and off-boarding.
  • Provide IT support to our users regarding PC’s, printers, networks, file servers and any other IT- or telephony issues that arise.
  • Participate in IT-related and telephony projects.
  • Prepare internal quotes on IT equipment to other departments upon request.

 

Qualifications:

We want you to have very good knowledge about, and have experience in working with the following:

  • Exchange/Office 365
  • Windows Server
  • MS SQL Server
  • Active Directory
  • LAN and WAN
  • Application handling
  • Citrix
  • Client handling/Deployment (Intune/Windows MDT)
  • Virtualization (Hyper-V/VMware) 

We also want you to:

  • Possess a Swedish driving license
  • Be fluent in Swedish and English, both written and oral. 

 

Preferred skills:

  • Open, flexible and capable of adapting to constant change.
  • Highly motivated and dynamic.
  • Organized and structured.
  • Strong communication and coordination skills.
  • Good team player.
  • A strong feeling to be service minded.
  • Have a high sense of urgency.
  • Open to travel since the job will require you to travel both within Sweden as well as abroad.

 

If you have questions about the position, please contact Group IT Manager Magnus Lisnell magnus.lisnell@westatlantic.eu 

Please apply via our website: www.westatlantic.eu and click on “Join our team”.
The application shall include a CV and a personal letter. Interviews and selection are ongoing.

Due date for your application is 20191220.


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Airworthiness Engineer

Location:
Svedala
Application deadline:
22/12/2019

                                                                                                                 

Position Type: Permanent / Full time

Work Pattern: Full time 40h/week         

Department: West Atlantic Part-145 Engineering

Location: Malmö Sturup Airport                 

                     

Role Summary:

The role of the Airworthiness Engineer will be to work as a member of the West Atlantic Part 145 engineering department. He or she is specialized but not limited to ATA 22,23,24,31,33,34 and will work on all WA operated aircraft types (ATP, CRJ, Boeing 733, 734, 738 and 767)

The primary roles are to keep control of the continuing airworthiness data and Aircraft Maintenance Program.

 

Duties:

  • Review Airworthiness Directives and Service Bulletins for applicability.
  • Review and update Aircraft Maintenance Program.
  • Develop Engineering Orders to accomplish modifications in response to ADs, SBs, SILs, etc
  • Provide technical and advisory support to the Maintenance, Quality, and logistics department.
  • Assessment of engineering requirements to enable efficient overhaul / repair of aircraft electrical/avionics related components. (Requisitions and Quotations)
  • Liaise with vendors and Civil Aviation Authorities

 

Qualifications: 

  • Possess a Swedish driving license.
  • Experience with avionics.
  • Be fluent in English, both written and oral.
  • Must be familiar with SCAA and EASA regulations.
  • Must hold an Aviation Engineering Degree or similar.

 

Skills:

  • Organized and structured.
  • Highly motivated.
  • Strong communication and coordination skills.
  • Experience from a similar position.

 

If you have questions about the vacancy, please contact Engineering Manager Erik Nordén: erik.norden@westatlantic.eu

Please apply via our website: www.westatlantic.eu and click on “Join our team”.
The application shall include a CV and a personal letter. Interviews and selection are ongoing.

Due date for your application is 20191222.


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Milou Frohn

Pilot

I’ve always loved to fly and to be able to do that for a living and see so much of the world is fantastic. The most important thing is having a great company behind us, always helping me to develop and providing all the support I need.

Lukas Biörnsen

Technical administration

West Atlantic is a great employer and take a real interest in my development and work life balance. The administrative side of the company is a really important part of our operation and I’m glad my role plays an important part in making sure our aircraft deliver on time.

Sandra Hellgren

Airplane Maintenance

I take great pride in my role in keeping our fleet in the air, every minute on the ground is time that we can’t help our customers. Getting our aircraft up and running again safely is what I enjoy the most.
 

Loading activities at EMA

Photo: Rob Edson, Ground Operations Manager, UK

 

Inflight to Svalbard

Photo: Jonas Holmberg, First Officer CRJ

 

First Boeing 737-800 arrives at EMA

Photo: Unknown

 

Team spirit in cockpit

Photo: Bertrand Pouderoux, Captain ATP

 

Safety training

Photo: Alastair Yardy, First Officer 737

 

Maintenance in Malmö

Photo: Geovanny Mejia, Technician

 

Celebrating a new contract

Photo: Nigel Hiorns, Managing Director and AM, UK

 

767 In the Hangar

Photo: Michelle Plunkett, 767 Engineer

 

On the flight deck

Photo: Elliot Longly, First Officer ATP

 

737 on ground

Photo: Charles Cleves, VP Sales

 

Office life

Photo: Aleksandra Rashid, Finance Controller - Maintenance

 

View from cockpit

Photo: Geovanny Mejia, Technician

 

New ATP-Pilots

Photo: Maarten & Eddy, First Officers ATP

 

First Boeing 737-800 water salute

Photo: Unknown

 

Svalbard

Photo: Thomas Holm, Captain CRJ

 

Loading B-767

Photo: Graeme Pryke, Captain 767

 

Morning view in ATP cockpit

Photo: Carl Klein, First Officer ATP

 

737-800 Line up in Liege

Photo: Christian Vanguers, Mechanic

 

737 Approach in Jersey

Photo: Tom Masterman

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